Daily Mail – Great Britain

Russia unveils image of its terrifying Satan 2 missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly planning to replace the country’s older SS-18 Satan weapons with the new missiles.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 10:23 pm

Pete Burns dead after ‘massive cardiac arrest’ aged 57

Pete Burns, 57, who founded band Dead or Alive in 1980 and went on to gain more fame on Celebrity Big Brother, has died of a cardiac arrest, according to his manager.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 10:13 pm

ISIS executes nine of its own fighters for fleeing the fighting in Mosul

The terror group tied the hands and feet of nine of their own fighters who tried to flee the offensive on Mosul and threw them into large trench containing burning oil and leaving them to die.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 9:09 pm

Police hunt men ‘who launched PETROL BOMB at Petra Ecclestone’s Chelsea mansion

CCTV cameras catch the bottle smashing on the driveway and exploding into flames just a few metres from the 27-year-old’s £60,000 Range Rover in Chelsea.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:22 pm

The demolition begins: Workmen start ripping up squalid huts at Calais Jungle despite thousands declaring they still won’t leave

A team of more than 30 demolition workers in orange boiler suits flanked by riot police began tearing down parts of the Calais Jungle camp that had been home to up to 10,000 migrants.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:10 pm

Sniper of Mosul takes out ISIS executioner moments before Iraqi teenager beheading

The gunman, who is said to be waging a one-man war by hunting down extremists in the Iraqi city of Mosul, killed the ISIS executioner just as he was about to behead a teenager.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:41 pm

Shrine to Jesus on Mount Tabor in Israel is ‘robbed and vandalised’

The church on Mount Tabor in northern Israel was ransacked by vandals who damaged icons, stole chalices, threw Communion bread on the ground, and robbed a donation box.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:15 pm

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am

BBC – Great Britain

Confusion mars Calais ‘Jungle’ camp clearance

Child migrants living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 9:24 pm

Different reality

Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 9:16 pm

Mayors of Kurdish Turkey city Diyarbakir held in terror probe

The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey’s largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:41 pm

Third runway at Heathrow cleared for takeoff by ministers

The government takes the “truly momentous” decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:39 pm

Calais ‘Jungle’: Demolition crews pull down migrant camp

Crews dismantle the “Jungle” camp in Calais with sledgehammers as migrants continue to leave by bus.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 6:46 pm

Serbia arrests group for ‘spying on Montenegro PM’

Serbia says it has detained several people with foreign links involved in spying on Montenegro’s prime minister.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 6:00 pm

WW2 POW’s postcard returned to family by teacher

A postcard from a Nazi labour camp is returned to a POW’s family after a teacher found it in the road.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 5:17 pm

NPR – United States

Even With Failures, North Korea’s Nuclear Program Races Ahead

North Korea apparently attempted another ballistic missile launch last week. The launch failed, but U.S. intelligence officials warn the country is learning from these mistakes.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:37 pm

Future Of International Criminal Court In Jeopardy After South Africa Withdraws

NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks to Harvard Law Professor Alex Whiting about the future of the International Criminal Court.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:23 pm

More Than 60 Killed In Attack On Police Academy In Quetta, Pakistan

More than 60 people were killed and over 100 injured in an attack on a police academy in the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:23 pm

Vatican: Don’t Scatter Cremation Ashes, And Don’t Keep Them At Home

New guidelines from the Roman Catholic Church note that the practice of cremation is increasing and recommend that ashes be buried in “cemeteries and other sacred places.”

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 5:14 pm

Behind China’s Anti-Graft Campaign, A Drive To Crush Rivals

China’s Communist Party will aim to tighten party discipline at a key meeting this week. Part of this is an effort to target covert factions within the party that threaten to destabilize it.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 4:08 pm

Dental Detectives: What Fossil Teeth Reveal About Ancestral Human Diets

From the thickness of tooth enamel to the molecular signatures on a tooth left behind by foods eaten by a human, fossil teeth hold many clues to the diets of our ancestors.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Pope Francis Meets With Venezuelan President To Discuss Country’s Crisis

The pope urged President Nicolas Maduro to “alleviate the suffering of the people” amid Venezuela’s economic and political disaster. The Vatican will mediate between the government and the opposition.

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 3:07 pm

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

New Report Gives Details on ‘Toxins Beneath Our Feet’

The results of a new report on toxins in the environment suggests that over 200 million people across the world are at risk of illness from industrial pollution. The new report is called The World’s Worst Pollution Problems, and it’s the 11th year the study has tracked the world’s most dangerous pollutants and their impact on the environment and us.

It is a joint project between Pure Earth, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to solving pollution problems in low-…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 9:25 pm

Wife’s Rights Complaint: ‘El Chapo’ Suffering in Prison

Mexico’s national security commissioner insisted Tuesday that drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s health is fine after the kingpin’s common-law wife filed a complaint saying he’s faring poorly behind bars.

Commissioner Renato Sales told Imagen Radio that Guzman is isolated from other prisoners, but receives visits from his family and lawyers.

“He is not subject to torture of course, nor degrading or inhuman treatment,” Sales said. He says Guzman’s common-law wife Emma Coronel has…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 8:07 pm

Venezuela’s Congress Opens Political Trial Against Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled Congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the country’s constitutional order.
The move was widely expected after lawmakers declared themselves in open rebellion following the suspension last week of a recall referendum seeking Maduro’s removal. But it’s unlikely to have any legal effect as the government-stacked Supreme Court has already invalidated all legislation emerging from the National…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:53 pm

Beanbags Provide Firm Base for Nairobi Entrepreneur

At age 24, Lilian Wairimu considered herself almost destitute. She had expected to land a job as a marketing executive after graduating from a relatively prestigious private university in Nairobi. Instead, she was a single mother and jobless.  

Then one day she looked under the bed.

“I used to keep this old mattress. It was an old and abandoned mattress,” she said. “It had been there for a while under my bed. I tried to put it in different positions, and I realized…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:26 pm

At Radical Rehab, Al-Shabab Defectors Get 2nd Chance

Young men play football in the afternoon sun. It is a common scene in Somalia, except for the razor wire and guard towers that surround this compound in the town of Baidoa.
The players are all former members of the al-Qaida affiliate in Somalia, al-Shabab, which formed a decade ago and has fought a bloody insurgency against the country’s government.
The men left al-Shabab and were chosen for this U.N.-backed rehabilitation program instead of jail.


Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:20 pm

US says Syria, Iraq Campaigns Against IS Will Overlap

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says that even as Iraqi forces advance on Mosul in Iraq, the coalition fighting Islamic State militants is laying the groundwork for another operation against the group, in its stronghold in nearby Raqqa, Syria.

“Yes, there will be overlap,” Carter said. “And that is part of our plan and we are prepared for that.  There is no delay. This is proceeding on plan, just as Mosul is proceeding on plan.”

Carter spoke at a news conference…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 7:07 pm

In Mosul Siege, IS Relies on Syrian Resupply Routes

As the Iraqi-led offensive tightens around Mosul, the so-called Islamic State terror group is relying on territory it controls in Syria to resupply food and vital staples, according to reports from Syria.

At least “15 trucks, loaded with vegetables, sugar, flour, rice and other essential supplies, headed toward Mosul from Raqqa,” Smart News, a Syrian news agency, reported last week.


Mosul is flanked on three sides by advancing forces inside Iraq. But IS fighters still…

Posted on 25 October 2016 @ 6:57 pm

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